Germany, Bavaria, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Miscellaneous City Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Title in the Language of the Record

Deutschland, Bavaria, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Achivgut

Record Description

This collection contains images of records from the city of Rothenburg ob der Tauber. The chart below lists the record types and the time period covered.

Subject Record Type Dates Covered
Naturalization & Citizenship Citizenship 1869-1919
Burgher Rolls 1374-1798
Denization and Naturalization Records 1869-1915
Emigration & Immigration Emigrations 1800-1919
Immigrations 1800-1919
Vital Records Births, Marriages, Deaths 1811-1899
Marriage records 1515-1804
Land Records Property records 1808-1921
Military Records Conscripts 1809-1918
Court Records Estate records 1600-1700
Guardianships 1600-1700
Guardianships 1626-1764
Town Records Town Council Records 1300-1745
Schools School Records 1550-1800
Probate Records Wills 1300-1803
Census Census Records 1819-1904

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

City Archives of Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Germany, Bavaria, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Miscellaneous City Records. Stadtarchiv Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Bavaria, Germany.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

These records may contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Occupation
  • Street address
  • Date of birth
  • Religion
  • Date of marriage
  • Place of birth

How to Use the Record

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page.
⇒Select the appropriate "Quellengattung"
⇒Select the appropriate "Namensraum oder Beschreibung" which takes you to the images.

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  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are handwritten in German and some in Latin. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch ( accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.